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Myrtle Ruth Porter

Myrtle Ruth Porter, 90, of Amanda, passed away at her residence surrounded by her family on Sunday, October 9, 2016.  She was born on May 6, 1926 in Grayson, North Carolina and was the daughter of the late John Quincy and Emma (Pennington) McCoy.  She was a member of New Hope Assembly of God.
Myrtle is survived by three sons, Joseph (Connie) Porter Jr. of Stoutsville, Jerry L. (Anita) Porter of Lancaster and James R. (Susan) Porter of Amanda; three daughters, Betty (Jim) Smith of Stoutsville, Ruth (George) Boll of Chillicothe and Mary (David) Anderson of Amanda; 11 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and 24 great-great grandchildren; sister, Joann (Jay) Owen of North Carolina and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Porter Sr.; brothers, J.D., Ray and Hugh McCoy and sisters, Gail Price, Ruby Weaver and Esther Taylor
Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Thursday at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Chuck Sharp officiating.  Burial will be in Amanda Twp. Cemetery.  Friends may call from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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So sorry for your loss, Ruthie. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Judy Hawk Oct 12 2016 12:00 AM

Comforting Wishes was sent by Ron and Suzan Heiber.

Our deepest sympathies. The Heiber Family

Suzan Heiber Oct 11 2016 12:00 AM

Myrtle was one of the sweetest ladies that I've ever met. One of the gentlest spirits ever. We will really miss her at church, but heaven sure gained wonderful lady. Love and prayers to all of her family.
Love Jake & Sherry Friend

Jake&Sherry Friend Oct 11 2016 12:00 AM

White Basket was sent by OSU East Hostpital.

With our deepest sympathy. Praying for you all. Love, Your OSU East Family

Faye Sterling Oct 11 2016 12:00 AM